2018 Nashville Pride Pageant Appliction
There is a prepaid entry fee of $50.00. This discounted entry fee will only be accepted until Sunday, May 13, 2018. After May 13 entry fees will be collected on the night of the pageant Sunday, June 10, 2018 for $80.00.
If you have any questions feel free to contact
Michael Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Official Rules & Regulations
Contestants will be judged in the following categories:
Creative Presentation (400 points)
Evening Gown/Formal Wear (400 points)
Talent (600 points)
Judging will be on the total accumulated point system. The Person with the highest talent score will break ties.
Nashville Pride does not discriminate against entertainers with silicone and hormone use. The use of silicone and/or hormones will not be considered by any judge in scoring contestants.
All music must be on a flash drive or high quality CD, clearly labeled, with the contestants name and title of song. It is strongly suggested that additional copies of the CD be immediately available in the event that the original becomes unusable. All music must be on a flash drive or CD in the following order. 1 presentation, 2 talent, and 3 crowning number. At crowning the Mr. will perform 1st and the Miss will perform 2nd.
There is a three (3) minute limit
There is NO set-up time for props.
Contestant will present themselves to audience and judges in a Themed Presentation
THEME: PRIDE THROUGH THE DECADES
Costume should be how pride was in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and so on.
It must include at least one Pride flag color.
Using the microphone on stage, the contestant must state their
The decade they selected
Why their costume represents pride from that decade
Props may be used but no set up is allowed.
Contestants will provide their own music for this category and can either lip sync, model with their costume or both.
Contestants will be judged on their costume by
Ability to model costume
Overall effectiveness of presentation and introduction.
Evening Gown/Formal Wear
Each contestant will be judged one at a time in a full-length evening gown for Miss contestants and formal wear for Mr. contestants.
It may be of any color, style, and fashion.
Contestants will be judged
Gown/Formal wear selection
Hair & Makeup
Music will be provided for this category.
This category is timed
Two(2) mins limit for prop set-up
Five(5) mins for talent performance
Two(2) mins for prop tear-down
There will be a 1 point per judge deduction for time infractions
Each contestant will be judged in a Talent selection of their choice.
Any type of talent is acceptable except those that may cause injury to themself, the audience, or any other person.
Contestants will be judged on:
Talent Ability (lip-sync, dance, live vocal, etc)
Costuming and Makeup
Effectiveness of Props and dancers, if used.
Remember, if you put props and/or dancers on the stage with you, they will be judged as well.
NO Glitter, NO Confetti, NO Fire, and NO Water may be used, NO exceptions
$450 Total Prize package
$300 cash (½ night of pageant and ½ at step down)
$50 Gift certificate from Performance Studio
Two(2) $50 booking at Play on College night
Disqualifications and/or Point Deductions
Music must not contain any racial slurs and will result in disqualification
Absolutely no nudity is allowed and will result in disqualification
The use or dispensing of any illegal substance will not be tolerated while any contestant is participating in the pageant. Immediate disqualification and ejection from the premises will occur for anyone breaking this rule.
Excessive consumption of Alcoholic Beverages by the contestant, helpers, or dancers will also result in disqualification.
Any contestant not in the appointed place at the appointed time (i.e. contestant check-in, start of pageant, etc.) will have a one point per judge deduction.
Any contestant, dancer, or helper who is caught in the act of stealing or tampering with another person's property will be ejected from the premises and will cause immediate disqualification of said contestant.
I understand the following
All decision of the Pride Pageant 2018 judges and staff are final and binding.
Contestants judged to be impaired and/or intoxicated may be removed from Pageant competition by Nashville Pride at any time.
Participation in the Pageant is voluntary and Nashville Pride, Inc and Play Dance Bar are not responsible for any and all liability which may be incurred by participation or competition in the Pageant.
Nashville Pride reserves the right to make any decisions concerning any matter not covered by these rules.
Only the contestant is granted free entry to the bar. All dancers and helpers must pay a cover charge.